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Our mission is to provide maximum protection of the health, safety, property and welfare of the people of Kansas by assuring that the practice of the architectureengineeringgeology, landscape architecture and land surveying in the state is carried out only by those person who are proven to be qualified as prescribed by the statutes and rules and regulations of the Board of Technical Professions. 

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Board Meeting 12/09/2022 at 10:00 a.m. C.S.T.   

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ACCESS TO THE ONLINE RENEWAL PORTAL

The Kansas State Board of Technical Professions would like to remind everyone that only the licensee should be accessing his or her renewal portal. Please note that allowing others to access the portal on your behalf may result in discipline to your license. Please be advised the Principal in Responsible Charge should be the only employee accessing the businesses' renewal portal.


Renewal Portal Opening for Landscape Architects (A-L) &                                            Business Entities (A-L)

Paper renewal notices will be mailed from the KSBTP office by 11/18/2022. Landscape Architects with last names beginning with letters A-L and Business Entities with registered names beginning with letters A-L must renew their license by 12/31/2022 to remain in good standing. A paper renewal form is available under the Renewals tab.


Renewal Portal Instruction

Please view our Online Registration and Renewal Guide for step-by-step direction.

Please follow the instructions below to renew your license online:

> Navigate to the Renewals tab
> Select Individuals (or Business depending on license)
> Scroll down the page: Select Online Renewal Portal: Click here to renew online
> Select Register a Person (or Business) on the upper left-hand side (MANDATORY)
> Enter the required information (IE: License Number, DOB, Last four of SSN OR Registration Code)
> Select Search
> The Registration Screen will appear: enter a NEW USERID and NEW PASSWORD at the bottom
> Select Register
> A new screen will appear showing the license for renewal
> Select Renew Online from the options on the left-hand side of the screen

 
President's Medalist - Wendy Ornelas


Wendy Ornelas NCARB Presidents Award

 

Wendy Ornelas, current KSBTP Board Chair, received the  prestigious President's Medal for Distinguished Service at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)   2022 Annual Business Meeting.  The meeting was held in Austin,  Texas June 1st-5th.  Ms. Ornelas was commended for her commitment and years of service to NCARB and the Kansas Board. Ms. Ornelas was first appointed to KSBTP in 2018. Thank you Ms. Ornelas and congratulations! 

 


The June 2022 Newsletter is available! 
 

Regulation Revision 

Regulation 66-7-1 has been revised and went into effect January 28, 2022.  Rules and Regulations - Kansas State Board of Technical Professions (ks.gov)
              

Important Updates to K.A.R. 66-8-3 and K.A.R. 66-14-1

Kansas has decoupled! Professional Engineer applicants may now test before meeting the four-year experience requirement.  All requirements must be completed before licensure. Please utilize the Application for Professional Engineer Examination.

K.A.R. 66-14-1 now requires that 24 of the required 30 CEUS be related to health, safety, property and welfare (HSPW). Licensees may not obtain more than 10 CEUS in any 24-hour period. Five self-study CEUS are allowed with proof of course completion.  Kansas rules and regulations must be met to satisfy the continuing education requirement.


NEW REGULATIONS NOW IN EFFECT!

The Kansas State Board of Technical Professions recently updated or added 24 regulations! Please click here to view the regulations. The updates include: K.A.R.’s 66-6-1, 66-6-10, 66-7-1, 66-8-3, 66-8-4, 66-9-5, 66-10-4, 66-10-9, 66-10-10b, 66-10-10c, 66-10-12, 66-10-13, 66-11-5, 66-14-1, 66-14-2, 66-14-3, 66-14-5, 66-14-6, 66-14-7, 66-14-8, 66-14-9, 66-14-10, 66-14-11, and 66-14-12. The regulations went into effect as of December 4, 2020.

2023 Renewal Dates by Profession:

License Type:

Renewal Opens:

License Expires:

Grace Period:

License Cancelled On:

Landscape Archs (A-L)

November 1, 2022

December 31, 2022

January 1, 2023

March 2, 2023

Certificate of Authorization

(A-L)

November 1, 2022

December 31, 2022

January 1, 2023

March 2, 2023

Surveyors

(M-Z)

January 31, 2023

March 31, 2023

April 1, 2023

May 31, 2023

Engineers

(M-Z)

March 1, 2023

April 30, 2023

May 1, 2023

June 30, 2023

Geologists

(M-Z)

May 1, 2023

June 30, 2023

July 1, 2023

August 31, 2023

Architects

(M-Z)

May 1, 2023

June 30, 2023

July 1, 2023

August 31, 2023

Landscape Archs (M-Z)

November 1, 2023

December 31, 2023

January 1, 2024

March 2, 2024

Certificate of Authorization (M-Z)

November 1, 2023

December 31, 2023

January 1, 2024

March 2, 2024